16 University Gardens. The Barber ot Seville Thurs 19 and Fri 20Feb. 7.30pm. £2.25 (£1.50). The Great Western Theatre Coin Beaumarchais’ classic comedy. 0 PAVILION 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. Box office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. Robert Halpern Every Wed— Sat until 7 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat £2. Thurs—Fri £2, £3. £3.50. Hypnotic stuff. . . O THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street, 331 1234. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet. Gala Charity Show Sun 22 Feb. 7.30pm. £3.5().£5, £6. Andy Cameron heads the cast for a comedy show presented by the Society of Innocents. Those also appearing include Amy Collins. June Scott on violin. the Southside Schools Children‘s Choir and Ronnie Christie from Scottish Television's Shindig. O THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. A Day Down a Goldmine Until Sat 21 Feb. 8pm. (9.30pm on Fri). £3 (£2). George Wylie‘s scul?tura| theatrical event for which he won a Fringe First on the pernicious nature of money. Gebb Tue 24—Sat 20 Feb. 7.30pm. £1.5()(5()p). Sat mat 2.30pm. Rainmaker Picture Story Theatre, a new children's theatre company. founded by two members ofThéatre de Complicite.Tim Barlow and 103 Howben. Though aimed specifically at children who are deafor hard of hearing. they should appeal to all. bringing Complicite"s highly successful visual comic style to the strange tale of Gebb a railway journey that takes an unexpected twist. . .See Review. 0 TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate, 552 4267/8. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—8pm. Cafe/Rest. Bar Tue—Thurs Noon—1 1pm; Fri and Sat Noon—midnight; Sun 1230—] 1pm. Gamblers Until Sun 22 Feb. 8pm. Members £3; non-members £4; members‘ cones £1 . A British premiere and a Traverse/Tron co-production: Nikolai Gogol's black comedy adapted by Chris Hannan and directed by Hamish Glen. See Review. See also Traverse. Edinburgh. Macbeth Thurs 26 Feb. 7.30pm. Scottish Opera Go Round. Sec

., . ': Wildcat, Crawlurd Theatre, Glasgow After their hugely successful version of A Christmas Carol, Wildcat are about to turn their attention to another subject close to Charles Dickens’ heart— education. Their latest production, Jotters, is a look at Scottish education through a day in the lite ot the Mungo family.

Writer Dave MacLennan says that the title is a deliberate attempt to ‘show the connection between education and


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unemployment.’ (NB Well known Scottish saying: ‘getting youriotters’ ie ‘terminating your employment element of instrumental sections lorthwith’). Education, he feels is a which, according to MacLennan, is a topicalsubiectdueto ‘the long running I bit oladeparture. Busy rehearsing in teachers’ dispute’ and Wildcat bring to their new home at Jordanhill College,

the services oi ahorn section and, this time out, are going to introduce an

the subject their usual blend of humour 3 Wildcat are delighted at their

and lairly uncompromising political statements. ‘It’s about 50% politics and 50% lun,’ says MacLennan, ‘Well. . . 50% is meant to be lunny.’

For the show, Wildcat have employed

l surroundings which allow them to rehearse and perform on the same stage, an arrangement that MacLennan describes as ‘great’.

(Graham Caldwell)


Classical Music section.

Hooligans Fri 27 Feb—Sun 1 March. 8pm. Tickets as for Gamblers. Tic-Toe Theatre Company from Coventry bring their electric. Fringe-first winning production of Jon Gaunt‘s play about hooliganism Fast and sharp and acted with tremendous pace and energy by the cast of three. it takes us into the lives ofthree young lads existing in Thatcher‘s Britain and showing us why ‘hooliganism‘ becomes the outlet for their frustration. Don‘t miss it.

Panic Tue 3—Sun 8 Mar. Prices as for Gamblers. Lumiere and Son bring their latest highly visual show to Glasgow. See Feature.

0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street.

Peacemaker Sat 28 Feb. 2.30pm. £1 (50p). Part ofthe Edinburgh Peace Festival. TAG Theatre Company in two public performancesoftheir show at present touring schools

(aimed at 5—9 year-olds). It‘s a delightful. funny play by David Holman in which two countries the land ofthe Reds and the land of the Blues, are separated by a wall. Two of them accidentally meet - what happens next? Inventively performed by the cast of four. the


a zany visual story to make your G 0 stand out on a poatlc adventure full of wonder auaponao and magic

tor children 0! all ages

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by Edwin Stiven A tale of mystery and romance based on a traditional Borders legend

25 February 7 March at 7.45pm Tickets: £3.50 (Concessions £2.00)

Late Night Show . . . .

SWAN SONG. by Anton Chekhov 5. 6, 7 March at 10.30pm All tickets 50p

BOX OFFICE 031-665 2240

MON-SAT 20 FEB to 14 MAR 7.45 pm Sat Matinee 7 MAR 3.15 pm


Anton Chekhov A version by Edward Bond

Tickets from £2.50 (031) 229 9697


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